Media Contacts

If you are a member of the press and would like to schedule an interview, please contact Lee Johnson, Deputy Director, at ljohnson@txcouncil.com.

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Press Releases

Respectful Language Bill Passes Texas Senate

(May 19, 2011)

Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers, Inc. Announces Name Change

(November 23, 2010)

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Opinion Editorials in Support of the Community Center System of Care

Mental Health System Can't Take Budget Cuts

(January 23, 2011 - Houston Chronicle)

Miller: Honoring Veterans

(November 11, 2010 - Austin American Statesman)

Capel: A Wise Investment for Taxpayers and Vulnerable Texans

(November 2, 2010 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Veterans Need Mental Health Help

(October 24, 2010 - Houston Chronicle)

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News Coverage

Burke Center Gets National Recognition

(November 2, 2011 - KTRE Lufkin)

Center for Life Resources Dedication

(October 24, 2011 - Brownwood Bulletin

Mental Health Clients at Risk

(June 6, 2011 - My San Antonio)

County Hears about Cuts to Mental Health Services

(May 11, 2011 - The Weatherford Democrat)

How Cuts Will Affect MHMR Services is Unclear

(May 10, 2011 - Times Record News)

Mental Health Matters: Mental Health Services Facing Slashed Budgets

(April 12, 2011 - Reporternews)

Health Care Cuts Will Leave State in Critical Condition, Foes Say

(April 9, 2011 - Statesman.com)

Burke Center Faces ‘Pretty Significant’ Cuts in State's Proposed Budget

(April 5, 2011 - The Lufkin Daily News)

"Retarded" Likely to Be Struck From Texas Statutes

(March 30, 2011 - The Texas Triburne)

Mental Health Cuts Could Leave Texans Without Some Key Services

(March 24, 2011 - Cleburne Times-Review)

Mental Health Funding Cuts Could Have Wide Local Impact

(March 17, 2011 - QA Online)

Budget Cuts May Force Jail Time For Mentally Ill

(March 16, 2011 - KCBD.com)

Plans To Gut Mental Health Spending In Texas Will Not Only Destroy Lives, But Overwhelm Jails, Emergency Rooms, And Taxpayers’ Wallets

(March 16, 2011 - San Antonio Current News)

Andrews Center Provides Help For East Texans

(March 16, 2011 - Apache Pow Wow)

Cuts Could Turn Angelina Jail Into Mental Health Facility

(March 15, 2011 - KTRE)

Budget Cuts Would Put Stress On County Jails

(March 15, 2011 - Standard-Times San Angelo)

Court To Sign Resolution In Support Of Mental Health Funding From State

(March 14, 2011 - MyWestTexas.com)

Spindletop MHMR Might Face $6.2 Million Budget Cut

(March 14, 2011 - KFDM 6 News)

Tx Fund Cuts Force Police To Care For Mentally Ill

(March 13, 2011 - Statesman.com)

Indigent Straining Mental Care System

(March 9, 2011 - MySA)

In San Antonio, Trying to Survive the Budget Cuts

(March 9, 2011 - Observer)

Wait List Grows for House Welcoming Homeless Vets

(March 1, 2011 - WFAA.com)

State Funding for Mental Health Could Be Cut

(February 15, 2011 - NewsWest 9)

MHMR Funding Cut Would Put Strain on Jail, Judicial System, Officials Say

(February 14, 2011 - MyWestTexas.com)

El Paso Could Face Nearly $37 Million In Cuts

(February 14, 2011 - KFox 14)

Major State Budget Cuts Could Cost Two Local Mental Health Agencies Millions in Funding

 (February 11, 2011 - CBS 7 News Big Spring)

New Mental Health Facility in Mexia Helps More Patients and Cuts Costs

(January 31, 2011 - News Channel 25)

KIAH COLLIER: Lean Mental-Health Funds May Get Leaner

(January 29, 2011 - Standard-Times San Angelo)

Texas mental health budget could be slashed 40 percent

(January 28, 2011 - 11 News)

Texas Budget Cuts Could Shrink Mental Health Help

(January 27, 2011 -  Texas Tribune)

Cuts to Homeless Facility to Slice Taxpayers Deeper

(January 24, 2011 - WOAI)

Looming State Budget Cuts Post Threat to Haven For Hope

(January 24, 2011 - KENS 5)

 

Mental Health Exec Lobbies In Austin

(January 21, 2011 - TimesRecordNews, Wichita Falls)

If MHMR Loses Funding, It Could Be Costly for Taxpayers

(January 12, 2011 - KFOX TV.com)

Mental Health Workers Brace For Budget Cuts

(January 7, 2011 - The Texas Tribune)

Budget In The Hands Of State Agencies

(January 6, 2011 - Victoria Advocate)

MHMR Chief: Mental Health Crisis Looms

(January 6, 2011 - El Paso Times.com)

Budget Cuts: Social Services Worried About What's Next

(January 4, 2011 - KXXV News 25, Waco)

State Mental Health Funding Cuts Will Cost Local Agencies

(January 4, 2011 - Boerne Star)

Mental Health Funding Cuts Could Backfire

(December 16, 2010 - Plainview Daily Herald)

State Budget Cuts Threaten Local Mental Health Resources

(December 15, 2010 - Community Impact, Central Austin)

Mental Health Care A Quandary For Conservative Legislature

(December 15, 2010 - New Journal.com)

MHMR Officials Ask for County's Support

(November 23, 2010 - Brenham Banner-Press)

Funding Impacts Foster Family

(October 10, 2010 - Time Record News, Wichita Falls)

Texas Services Invaluable, Family Says

(October 10, 2010 - Time Record News, Wichita Falls)

Crisis Looming For Families, Individuals

(October 10, 2010 - Time Record News, Wichita Falls)

Cuts Merely Shift Financial Burden

(September 13, 2010 - San Antonio Express-News)

It's Time to Invest in Mental Health

(September 11, 2010 - Houston Chronicle)

Big Cuts Looming for Mental Healthcare

(September 8, 2010 - San Antonio Express-News)

Commissioners Show Support for Center Services

(August 25, 2010 - San Angelo Standard Times)

Sund: Mental Healthcare a Bargain

(August 15, 2010 - Times Record News, Wichita Falls)

Mental Health Advocates Sound Alarm on Proposed Cuts

(August 10, 2010 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Lubbock MHMR Facilities Could Lose Funding

(August 2, 2010 - KCBD TV, Lubbock)

Jails See Hundreds with Mental Health Issues

(July 26, 2010 - KFOX14 News, El Paso)

Helen Farabee Center Conderned About State Cuts -- Video and Article

(July 26, 2010 - Texomashomepage.com)

Proposed Cuts Alarm Texana

(July 19, 2010 - Fort Bend Herald)

Proposed Mental Health Budget Cuts Threatening Services at Texana Center

(July 12, 2010 - FortBendNow.com)

State Plans Big Cuts To Mental Health

(July 8, 2010 - KERA News, North Texas)

Health care cuts will leave state in critical condition, foes say

 

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